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Dave Cieslewicz

Bill Keys was a widely respected Madison West high school English teacher and later a member of the Madison school board. While he was there the board tied itself in knots over the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of every school d more

Opinion 7 Comments

I bought a boat from a crusty engaged business owner who gave me a break on the price. He was also a proud Trump voter. more

Citizen Dave 5 Comments

A task force is looking at whether to turn the current part-time 20-member city council into a full-time 10-member body. more

Opinion 1 Comments

If Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed there will be four justices who graduated from Yale Law School and four from Harvard Law School. Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to Columbia Law School, but was at Harvard for undergrad. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Nike might be doing it all for free media attention. Still, Colin Kaepernick is right while Trump, the NFL and the Green Bay Packers are wrong. more

Citizen Dave 4 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Madison Bishop Robert Morlino blames gay culture within the church for the systemic abuse of children. He reveals a warped, paranoid view that most of the modern world has moved away from. more

Citizen Dave 4 Comments

UW students already demonstrate a healthy approach to football by showing up late to games. They might do even more for social justice when they stop showing up at all. more

Opinion 2 Comments

Democrats should feel happy about the outcome of Tuesday’s primary race. A strong blue wave is building. more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Twenty years ago we bought a fix-it-upper. Now it’s time to downsize. more

Citizen Dave

The Milwaukee Bucks’ new $525 million arena is being built with $250 million state tax dollars. The least the owners could do is name the arena after us. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Even before Paul Soglin announced July 17 that he will retire as mayor when his term expires in April, three candidates were vying for his seat. more

Opinion 1 Comments

Our beloved team still has 60 more chances to win! Don’t give up yet. more

Citizen Dave

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David Michael Miller

Two Madison Democratic lawmakers are calling on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn to drop out of the race. Could it be that the fix is in? more

Citizen Dave 4 Comments

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David Michael Miller

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan wants to abolish the federal immigration agency, ICE. He says it can’t be fixed. But Pocan’s proposal is a political misstep and lets the real culprit off the hook. more

Citizen Dave 6 Comments

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David Michael Miller

In time to celebrate Independence Day, here’s a happy scenario for liberals. It starts with taking back both houses of Congress in November. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Two years ago I needed to check out from Donald Trump. I took a break from social media, and have never gone back. You might want to consider doing the same. more

Opinion

“Undecided” continues to lead in the Democratic primary race for governor. And Evers isn’t sealing the deal. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Given all that is wrong with football, I might have to stop mocking soccer. But I’ll probably just stick with baseball instead. more

Citizen Dave

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David Michael Miller

Outraged by comments from Bill Clinton, liberal Democrats are coming to the defense of Monica Lewinsky, but not Paula Jones or Juanita Broaddrick. It’s a symptom of what’s wrong with the party. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys got the most votes in a straw poll at the Democratic Party’s state convention last weekend. But she’s been out of state office for a few years now. In today’s anti-incumbent climate, that should work in her favor. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Democrats should reward candidates who campaign cheerfully, work hard and answer tough questions that have a right to be asked. more

Citizen Dave 6 Comments